Aretha Franklin’s Voice Endures
Aretha Franklin performs at the New York’s Radio City Music Hall in New York City in 1989. (Mario Suriani/AP/Shutterstock) Photo: Shutterstock Tell me what you…
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Moral Outrage Can Backfire When It Goes Viral
(Photo: Jason Rosewell/Unsplash) Moral outrage feels good. If you see a social media post that you view as racist, sexist, or otherwise offensive, a stinging…
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A Drexciya Discography Review Reviewed by Shawn O'Sullivan DJ New York City, NY Several times throughout recent history, Detroit served as the birthplace for…
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For Italy’s Abused Women, a Legal Labyrinth Compounds the Wounds
ROME — Married for 16 years, Antonietta Gargiulo had tried desperately to keep her abusive husband, a police officer, at a distance. She detailed his violence…
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How Big Is the Alt Right? Inside My Futile Quest to Count
How many white nationalists live in the United States? It’s a question I’ve been trying to answer on and off for years. In particular, I’ve tried to quantify…
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New York City today: Slow subways, slummy projects, soaring rents
Passengers board a crowded subway train in Times Square. (Photo: Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY) NEW YORK — Five years ago this seemed the very model of a modern…
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9 days ago
It's Looking Extremely Likely That QAnon Is A Leftist Prank On Trump Supporters
It's Looking Extremely Likely That QAnon Is A Leftist Prank On Trump Supporters "What the fuck is wrong with boomers?" There's a growing group of Trump…
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9 days ago
What Does It Mean to Ban Alex Jones?
Oli Scarff / Getty On Monday, Apple, Facebook, YouTube, and Spotify “banned” conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his media company, Infowars, from their…
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10 days ago
What Would Hannah Gadsby Do?
You can keep your Jesus bracelets with their WWJD reminders. I’m getting a bracelet that asks WWHGD: What Would Hannah Gadsby Do?
Ever since I watched Nanette,…
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11 days ago
Notes on the Death of Oxana Shachko
From Oxana Shachko’s instagram (@oksanashachko) Oxana Shachko told me she preferred that spelling, with the “x,” in 2016, as I was finalizing an essay that…
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How the Democratic Socialists of America Learned to Love Cynthia Nixon and Electoral Politics
Cynthia Nixon recently announced that she is a democratic socialist, but the D.S.A. was not immediately eager to claim her. Photograph by Drew Angerer / Getty…
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14 days ago
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RT : "At some point, law clerk Brett Kavanaugh is going to be nominated for the Supreme Court. At that point, if the Dem…
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15 days ago
In WH briefing, Sarah Sanders refuses to confirm she does not view press as "the enemy of the people' (repeatedly) / Boing Boing
In WH briefing, Sarah Sanders refuses to confirm she does not view press as "the enemy of the people' (repeatedly)
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15 days ago
The GOP’s New Midterm Message: Pelosi Wants to Cut Medicare
The GOP’s New Midterm Message: Nancy Pelosi Wants to Cut Medicare
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15 days ago
The Storm Is the New Pizzagate — Only Worse
They have a surprisingly decent graphics department over in Crazyland. Photo: Anonymous A new conspiracy theory called “The Storm” has taken the grimiest parts…
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16 days ago
Twitter
RT : These harassers are the core trumpists, by the way — his real base. All those fawning profiles should probably ment…
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16 days ago
What is QAnon? Explaining the bizarre rightwing conspiracy theory
Inflammatory YouTube videos targeting Tom Hanks are the latest manifestation.Photograph: Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP If you happened to be watching YouTube…
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16 days ago
Twitter
RT : Bob Fosse is gonna die.
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17 days ago
Clean out your PS4’s noisy fan already
The PlayStation 4 is a remarkable device, notable for its sharp edges, rhombus-like profile and minuscule size. But with that super-small footprint comes one…
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17 days ago
Jeff Sessions announces new religious liberty task force to combat “dangerous” secularism - Vox
Jeff Sessions announces a religious liberty task force to combat “dangerous” secularism
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17 days ago
Conservative think-tanker accidentally defends Bernie Sanders' single-payer health care plan.
Conservative Think-Tanker Accidentally Argues That Single Payer Could Save Americans $2 Trillion
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17 days ago
How to combat people’s racial bias, according to the research - Vox
Research says there are ways to reduce racial bias. Calling people racist isn’t one of them.
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18 days ago
Twitter
RT : The right’s cynical, lying media manipulation tactics are patently obvious, and yet most media organizations play a…
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18 days ago
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RT : Hey this is factually incorrect.

The call to was started by undocumented youth and others wh…
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18 days ago
Cynthia Nixon Thinks You’re Underestimating Her. She Thinks You’re Wrong.
Cynthia Nixon is challenging Andrew M. Cuomo in the Democratic primary for New York governor this fall. Credit Todd Heisler/The New York Times By Even then, no…
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19 days ago
All That’s Left Is the Vote
Illustration by João Fazenda In the haze of summer, with books still to be read, weeds pulled, kids retrieved from camp, it’s a little hard to fathom that,…
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19 days ago
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Amazon Accidentally Makes Rock-Solid Case for Not Giving Its Face Recognition Tech to Police
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20 days ago
How Goop’s Haters Made Gwyneth Paltrow’s Company Worth $250 Million
Gwyneth Paltrow. Credit Amanda Demme for The New York Times By O n a Monday morning in November, students at Harvard Business School convened in their classroom…
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20 days ago
Twitter
RT : These two guys stood guard over Trump's Walk of Fame Star and its hilarious.
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21 days ago
Academics explain David Foster Wallace to me
First, the flyers were defaced. Hung in the hallways of Illinois State University’s English department, the message was inked identically on each one: NAH I…
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21 days ago
There’s No Evidence That the ‘Radical Left’ Is Helping Trump
There’s Still No Evidence That the ‘Radical Left’ Is Helping Trump
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21 days ago
Twitter
RT : Reminder: last year John Bolton called the Russian election interference "an act of war."

Now as national securit…
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22 days ago
Amazon's facial recognition identified lawmakers as lawbreakers
Amazon's facial recognition identified lawmakers as lawbreakers
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22 days ago
Twitter
RT : This photo is four Billy Bragg songs at once.
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22 days ago
Twitter
RT : To be clear, White House now claiming right to determine what journalists’ questions are appropriate or not. This i…
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23 days ago
Twitter
RT : This is an incredibly important report.

We need to be clear-eyed about the overlap between extremist groups in th…
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24 days ago
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RT : NYT: Trump “raged at his staff” because Melania’s Air Force One TV was tuned to CNN, a violation of his Fox-only pr…
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RT : "Lock her up," Attorney General Jeff Sessions says with a laugh as chant breaks out during high school leadership s…
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24 days ago
The 21 best movies of 2017
Javier Zarracina/Vox In the introduction to her review anthology For Keeps: 30 Years at the Movies , the legendary film critic Pauline Kael wrote, “I’m…
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24 days ago
James Gunn’s firing shows the enduring power of Gamergate - Vox
James Gunn’s firing shows we’re still living in the Gamergate era
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24 days ago
A pre-history of weeknotes, plus why I write them and perhaps why you should too (Week 16)
Bryan Boyer’s weeknotes aggregator, weeknotes.com, from December 2009 Have a look at the title where it says “Week 16”: there’s a format to these posts. I…
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24 days ago
The Comedy-Destroying, Soul-Affirming Art of Hannah Gadsby
“Writing the show, I think I was insane,” Ms. Gadsby said, adding, “I had so much just suddenly crystallize in my head, and I just needed to get it out.” Credit…
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24 days ago
A Sociologist Examines the “White Fragility” That Prevents White Americans from Confronting Racism | The New Yorker
A Sociologist Examines the “White Fragility” That Prevents White Americans from Confronting Racism
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24 days ago
Twitter
RT : This could actually happen.
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25 days ago
Twitter
RT : Your stories are so often about redemption.

To fire James Gunn for jokes made as a younger man, jokes for…
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27 days ago
Twitter
RT : This is one of the LESS disgusting tweets from Mike Cernovich, the dude who, after running a Gamergate-style smear…
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27 days ago
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RT : I will have more to say but for right now all I will say is this.. is one of the most loving,caring,good…
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27 days ago
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RT : Forever I love NEW YORK . Y’all were something special . We are Infinitely thankful . See you tonight DC Dirty Comp…
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27 days ago
Google Translate's deep dream: some translation requests yield weird religious prophesies / Boing Boing
Google Translate's deep dream: some translation requests yield weird religious prophesies
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27 days ago
Twitter
RT : FLIPPING DAVID LYNCH SIGNED ONE OF MY MULHOLLAND DRIVE POSTERS AND SAID HE LOVED IT 💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃💃
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‘Enemy of the People’: Trump Breaks Out This Phrase During Moments of Peak Criticism
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28 days ago
Twitter
RT : Leading voting machine company admits it lied, reveals that its voting machines ship backdoored, with pre-installed…
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28 days ago
Watching the world burn: The incongruous politics of The Dark Knight
Warner Bros. Pictures On the occasion of The Dark Knight’s 10th anniversary, Polygon is spending the week investigating the comic-book blockbuster’s legacy .…
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29 days ago
Twitter
RT : It’s time to disembowel
It’s time to drink the blood
It’s time to raise the muppets
From the felt and fear and mud
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4 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : Another sickening story about online radicalization that starts with GG:
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4 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : Another sickening story about online radicalization that starts with GG:
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4 weeks ago
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RT : We should anticipate Trump committing some other outrage — an attack upon a celebrity, an insult lobbed at a venera…
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4 weeks ago
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RT : New IRS guidance no longer requires some 501(c) tax-exempt nonprofits—including 501(c)(4) “dark money” groups spend…
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4 weeks ago
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RT : CNN out of headlines at this point
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4 weeks ago
Twitter
Before Sunrise, keep Julie Delpy
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4 weeks ago
The Justice Department Reopens the Emmett Till Case - The Atlantic
RT : also wanted to share what I wrote on the DOJ reopening the Emmett Till case.
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4 weeks ago
Who Funds the Future?
At his firm, Andreessen Horowitz, the venture capitalist routinely lays out “what will happen in the next ten, twenty, thirty years.” Photograph by Joe Pugliese…
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4 weeks ago
“I Was Devastated”: The Man Who Created the World Wide Web Has Some Regrets
Tim Berners-Lee, photographed in Amsterdam. Grooming by Patricia Van Heumen. Photograph by Olaf Blecker. “For people who want to make sure the Web serves…
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4 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : WHY DIDN'T OBAMA STOP ME FROM DOING THE CRIMES
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4 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : I just think about how many people throughout history have had their lives ruined by stuff like this. And how many…
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4 weeks ago
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RT : Immediately after the 2016 election, Jill Stein exploited the vast anxiety across the country, raising $7.3 million…
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4 weeks ago
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RT : I can't tell you how much it means to see an international wave of protests. Thank you, London.
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5 weeks ago
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RT : Lol, Winston Churchill was fully complicit in multiple atrocities including the Bengal Famine where 4 million Benga…
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5 weeks ago
Untitled (http://www.vulture.com/2018/07/bill-maher-hannah-gadsby-stand-up-comedy.html)
Bill Maher Is Stand-up Comedy’s Past. Hannah Gadsby Represents Its Future.
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